*  Presidency of Woodrow Wilson - Wikipedia
In 1916, Wilson signed the Treaty of the Danish West Indies, in which the United States acquired the Danish West Indies for $2 ... After the purchase, the islands were renamed as the United States Virgin Islands. Americans had no inkling that a war was ... Wilson also appointed 20 judges to the United States Courts of Appeals and 52 judges to the United States district courts. With ... Save for a two-week return to the United States, Wilson remained in Europe for six months, where he focused on a peace treaty ...
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*  65th United States Congress - Wikipedia
March 31, 1917: The United States took possession of the Danish West Indies, which become the US Virgin Islands, after paying $ ... 617 July 3, 1918: Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918, Sess. 2, ch. 128, 40 Stat. 755 July 9, 1918: Fourth Liberty Bond Act, Sess ... United States presidential election, 1916 United States Senate elections, 1916 United States House of Representatives elections ... The Sixty-fifth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, ...
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*  Edwin Taylor Pollock - Wikipedia
... to travel immediately to the Islands and the honor of being the first Acting Governor of the United States Virgin Islands was ... Although the United States was not yet at war with Germany, the US signed a treaty to purchase the territory from Denmark for ... "Virgin Island Deal Foiled Berlin Plan". Washington Post. 1917-04-10. p. 1. Wilfred Schoff (1916-08-18). "The Danish West Indies ... "United States Navy". New York Times. 1910-08-25. p. E2. "The United Service". New York Times. 1912-06-14. p. 21. ; "The United ...
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*  October 21 - Wikipedia
1797 - In Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS Constitution is launched. 1805 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of ... "Islands of the 11,000 Virgins". 1600 - Tokugawa Ieyasu defeats the leaders of rival Japanese clans in the Battle of Sekigahara ... 1867 - The Medicine Lodge Treaty is signed by southern Great Plains Indian leaders. The treaty requires Native American Plains ... Danish author, poet, and illustrator (b. 1957) 2013 - Colonel Robert Morris, American singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1954) ...
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*  Outline of United States history - Wikipedia
Virgin Islands Outlying islands History of Bajo Nuevo Bank History of Baker Island History of Howland Island History of Jarvis ... the United States History of United States diplomatic relations by country United States treaties Labor history of the United ... 1924 The United States purchases the Danish West Indies from Denmark, January 17, 1917 World War I, June 28, 1914 - November 11 ... tax in the United States History of labor law in the United States History of United States patent law History of United States ...
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*  Sophia of Prussia - Wikipedia
The King's health declined so a ship was sent to the Island of Tinos in order to seek a miraculous icon of The Virgin and Child ... But, facing the united front of the King, the army and the majority of the government, the politician ended up giving his ... When Sophia gave birth to her sixth and last child, a daughter named Katherine on 4 May 1913, a persistent gossip stated that ... This was called the "Great Disaster", which was definitive a few months later with the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne (24 ...
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*  June 22 - Wikipedia
... was discovered at the United States Naval Observatory by James W. Christy. 1984 - Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its ... Danish architect, designed the Copenhagen Opera House (b. 1925) 2013 - Allan Simonsen, Danish race car driver (b. 1978) 2014 - ... 1839 - Cherokee leaders Major Ridge, John Ridge, and Elias Boudinot are assassinated for signing the Treaty of New Echota, ... Isle of Man, and Jersey) Teachers' Day (El Salvador) BBC: On This Day The New York Times: On This Day Today in Canadian History ...
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*  Colonialism - Wikipedia
Danish India (Tharangambadi, Serampore and the Nicobar Islands) Danish West Indies (now United States Virgin Islands) Faroe ... Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty turned Panama into a protectorate) Panama Canal Zone Philippines Puerto Rico Sultanate of Sulu Swan ... Taiwán Kuril Islands Kwantung Leased Territory Ryukyu Domain Senkaku Islands Volcano Islands Caroline Islands Penghu Islands ... Helena Swaziland Trinidad and Tobago Trucial States Uganda Tonga Algeria Clipperton Island Comoros Islands (including Mayotte) ...
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*  British Virgin Islands - Wikipedia
As in the UK and in the United States Virgin Islands, cars in the British Virgin Islands drive on the left, however they differ ... the Danish gained control of the nearby islands of Saint Thomas, Saint John and Saint Croix. The British islands were ... www.treasury.gov/resource-center/tax-policy/treaties/Documents/FATCA-Agreement-BVI-6-30-2014.pdf. The Times. "British Virgin ... There are also ferries that operate within the British Virgin Islands and to the neighbouring United States Virgin Islands. ...
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*  Nicaragua - Wikipedia
... to Nicaragua by certain breaches of obligations under customary international law and treaty-law committed by the United States ... "Ometepe Island Information - Everything About Traveling To Ometepe Island In One Place!". ometepeislandinfo.com. Retrieved 2017 ... Danish or French ancestry. About 9% of Nicaragua's population is black and mainly resides on the country's Caribbean (or ... during which elaborate altars to the Virgin Mary are constructed in homes and workplaces. There is a significant LDS missionary ...
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*  History of Denmark - Wikipedia
... and the United States purchased some of Denmark's colonial holdings: the three islands of St. John, St. Croix, and St. Thomas ... The treaty transferred Heligoland to Great Britain and Norway from the Danish to the Swedish crown, Denmark was to be satisfied ... As the climate warmed up, forceful rivers of meltwater started to flow and shape the virgin lands, and more stable flora and ... Denmark portal Faroe Islands portal Greenland portal History portal List of Danish monarchs Danish monarchs' family tree List ...
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*  June 4 - Wikipedia
23rd Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (b. 1940) 2011 - Andreas P. Nielsen, Danish author and composer (b. 1953) ... states for ratification. 1920 - Hungary loses 71% of its territory and 63% of its population when the Treaty of Trianon is ... 1912 - Massachusetts becomes the first state of the United States to set a minimum wage. 1913 - Emily Davison, a suffragette, ... 1st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (b. 1750) 1809 - Nicolai Abildgaard, Danish neoclassical and history ...
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*  Riga - Wikipedia
Riga is one of the key economic and financial centres of the Baltic States. Roughly half of all the jobs in Latvia are in Riga ... The United Kingdom and Germany replaced Russia as Latvia's major trade partners. The majority of the Baltic Germans were ... In 1524, iconoclasts targeted a statue of the Virgin Mary in the Cathedral to make a statement against religious icons. It was ... That same year Albert was compelled to recognise Danish rule over lands they had conquered in Estonia and Livonia. Albert had ...
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*  February 11 - Wikipedia
... including the United States, United Kingdom, and Soviet Union, sign the Seabed Arms Control Treaty outlawing nuclear weapons on ... 1858 - Bernadette Soubirous's first vision of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Lourdes, France. 1861 - American Civil War: The United ... Panay Island, the Philippines) Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes (Catholic Church), and its related observance: World Day of the ... Danish architect, designed Aarhus City Hall and Radisson Blu Royal Hotel (d. 1971) 1904 - Keith Holyoake, New Zealand farmer ...
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*  Naturalization - Wikipedia
... the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924 which ... Mai 2017 "Immigration". 'Udlændinge-, Integrations- og Boligministeriet', Foreign citizens applying for Danish nationality - In ... the Bancroft Treaties in the 19th century regulated legislation concerning denaturalization. Loss of U.S. citizenship was a ... all state citizens "became ipso facto a citizen" of the United States and all children born in the United States "of parents ...
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*  May 31 - Wikipedia
Virgin Islander lawyer and politician, Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (b. 1941) 2011 - Hans Keilson, ... 1902 - Second Boer War: The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the war and ensures British control of South Africa. 1909 - The National ... Danish shot putter and politician 1977 - Moses Sichone, Zambian footballer 1977 - Petr Tenkrát, Czech ice hockey player 1979 - ... 1973 - The United States Senate votes to cut off funding for the bombing of Khmer Rouge targets within Cambodia, hastening the ...
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*  February 1901 - Wikipedia
... territory that the United States originally had wanted Spain to completely give up was Puerto Rico and its surrounding islands ... The Chinese then "decided to try their hand at balance-of-power politics", leaking various versions of the treaties to the ... the invocation or adoration of the Virgin Mary or any other Saint, and the Sacrifice of the Mass, as they are now used in the ... Danish Dairyman Discovers a New Preservative Adapted to All Perishable Products", Chicago Daily Tribune, April 6, 1901, p2 " ...
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*  messymimi's meanderings: March 2013
... and renames the territory the United States Virgin Islands, 1917. Daylight saving time goes into effect in the United States ... The United States takes possession of the Danish West Indies after paying $25 million to Denmark, ... Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629, 1632. Swedish ... Transfer Day -- US Virgin Islands. Vigil to Mourn China's Annexation of Tibet -- anniversary of the day in 1959 when the Dalai ...
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*  Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy on Saint Croix
The Virgin Islands (United States) page at the United Nations Environment Programme's Island Directory gives the area as 214.4 ... John to the United States, formalizing the transfer in the Treaty of the Danish West Indies, in exchange for a sum of US$25 ... is an island in the Caribbean Sea, and a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an ... "Native Virgin Islander" - those born on the island (and their descendants); and "Virgin Islander" - any United States citizen ...
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*  August 15 - Wikipedia
1971 - Bahrain gains independence from the United Kingdom. 1973 - Vietnam War: The United States bombing of Cambodia ends. 1974 ... Virgin of Candelaria, patron of the Canary Islands. (Tenerife, Spain) San La Muerte (Paraguayan Folk Catholicism) Santa Muerte ... Danish footballer 1994 - Kosuke Hagino, Japanese swimmer 398 - Lan Han, official of the Xianbei state Lan Yan 423 - Honorius, ... Ibadan area becomes a British Protectorate after a treaty signed by Fijabi, the Baale of Ibadan with the British acting ...
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*  List of Brown University people - Wikipedia
Acting Vice President of the United States Theodore Foster (A.B. 1770) - United States Senator from Rhode Island John Brown ... The Virgin Suicides, The Marriage Plot Rudolph Fisher (A.B. 1919, A.M. 1920) - author, musician, physician; a leader of the ... The Danish Girl, editor-at-large at Random House, professor at Columbia University Jeffrey Eugenides (A.B. 1983) - Pulitzer ... Ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) (1957-1961) Dr. William H. Courtney (Ph.D. 1972) - U.S. Ambassador ...
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*  May 3 - Wikipedia
1951 - The United States Senate Committee on Armed Services and United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations begin their ... 1942 - World War II: Japanese naval troops invade Tulagi Island in the Solomon Islands during the first part of Operation Mo ... Treaty of Loudun ends French civil war. 1715 - A total solar eclipse was visible across northern Europe, and northern Asia, as ... The Most Holy Virgin Mary Queen of Poland Theodosius of Kiev (Eastern Orthodox Church) May 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) ...
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*  July 20 - Wikipedia
2015 - The United States and Cuba resume full diplomatic relations after five decades. 2017 - O.J. Simpson is granted parole to ... 1225 - Treaty of San Germano is signed at San Germano between Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II and Pope Gregory IX. A Dominican ... Danish-Swiss astronomer and academic (d. 1960) 1890 - Giorgio Morandi, Italian painter (d. 1964) 1893 - George Llewelyn Davies ... Margaret the Virgin Thorlac (relic translation) Wilgefortis (cult suppressed) July 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Birthday of ...
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*  Paul von Hindenburg - Wikipedia
... not wanting to bring the United States and other neutrals into the war. After securing the Dutch and Danish borders, Hindenburg ... The Treaty required the German army to have no more than 100,000 men and abolished the General Staff. Therefore, in March 1919 ... Next a joint operation with the navy seized Oesel and two smaller islands in the Gulf of Riga. The Bolshevik revolution took ... having no inkling that he and his wife collected paintings of the Virgin nor that he was an amateur artist nor that he liked to ...
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*  Nevada - Wikipedia
Nevada is the most mountainous state in the contiguous United States. Nevada is the driest state in the United States. It is ... Virgin Valley black fire opal State semiprecious gemstone: Nevada turquoise State slogan: "The Battle Born State" State song: " ... Nicholas Shaxson: Treasure Islands, Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World; The Bodley Head, London, 2011 "Sales Tax Map" ( ... As a result of the Mexican-American War and the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo, Mexico permanently lost Alta California in 1848. ...
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